What is snman380?

Snman380.sys is a Windows driver. A driver is a small software program that allows your computer to communicate with hardware or connected devices. This means that a driver has direct access to the internals of the operating system, hardware etc. The free file information forum can help you determine if snman380.sys is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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Snman380.sys file information

The process known as Acronis Snapshot API belongs to software Acronis Snapshots Manager (Build (version 380)) or snapman380 by Acronis (

Description: Snman380.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Snman380.sys is located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 134,272 bytes. 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. Snman380.sys is a Verisign signed file. The program is not visible. Snman380.sys is certified by a trustworthy company. The service has no detailed description. It is not a Windows core file. snman380.sys appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 20% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware disguises itself as snman380.sys, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Therefore, you should check the snman380.sys process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Snman380.sys with description Acronis Snapshots Manager (Build 380) is a driver file from company Acronis belonging to product Acronis Snapshot API.

Summary: Average user rating of snman380.sys: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks snman380.sys is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving snman380 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with snman380. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the snman380.sys process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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